Dresses of September 1795 from The Gallery of Fashion
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This is the sixth issue of the second volume (Vol II, no. 6). The volumes run from April to March. In this issue, there are two plates and two pages of description. Plate one features figure 68 and is labelled "Afternoon Dress." Plate 2 features figures 69 and 70; it is labelled "Morning Dresses."
Original Text Reads as Follows:
The hair in small curls, the side hair in ringlets, and the hind hair tuned up plain. White satin hat à la Espagnole, turned up at the left side, and fastened with a diamond button and loop; white ostrich feather on the left side. Robe and petticoat of fine muslin; the petticoat richly embroidered; the robe trimmed round the neck, and down the sides with lace. Two plaitings of lace round the neck. Short muslin sleeves, trimmed with edging, and the épaulettes trimmed with three rows of lace. Sash of white satin riband, tied on the right side into a small bow. Diamond necklace and ear-rings. White gloves and shoes.
The hair in light curls, the side and hind hair in ringlets ; white muslin handkerchief drawn through the hair. White chip hat, trimmed with a yellow crape handkerchief, and yellow ribands. Petticoat of muslin, with an embroidered border. Gown of worked muslin, with long sleeves. Sash of yellow riband. White muslin handkerchief. Gold ear-rings. Yellow gloves and shoes.
The hair in small curls and ringlets, white satin riband drawn through it. Straw hat variegately coloured, with a Vandyke border; rose-coloured handkerchief over it, tied on the left side into a bow; green veil. Muslin stock round the neck, frilled with lace. Round gown of India long cloth, with six buttons placed in a triangular form, on the back of the waist. Short sleeves with a ruffle, headed with a quilling of lace. Large striped handkerchief. Gold ear-rings. Rose-coloured gloves and shoes.
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